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Windows 10 How to prevent windows or driver update from reinstalling

Windows 10 How to prevent windows or driver update from reinstalling
How to temporarily prevent a Windows or driver update from reinstalling in Windows 10

How to disable Windows 10 updates selectively

In Windows 10, your device is always kept up to date with the latest features and fixes. Updates and drivers are installed automatically,
In rare cases, a specific driver or update might temporarily cause issues with your device, and in this case you will need a way to prevent the problematic driver or update from reinstalling automatically the next time Windows Updates are installed.

If a driver or update you are being offered is causing system crashes or instability and Windows was operating correctly prior to that update, you can follow these instructions to prevent the unwanted driver or update from being installed:

To uninstall the unwanted driver -
Launch the Device Manager with a right click on the lower left corner of the desktop and a left click on Device Manager.

Located the device driver with the problem driver installed, right click and choose Uninstall.

In the uninstall dialog, check the box to Delete the driver software for this device if available.
To uninstall an unwanted Windows Update -Type “View Installed Updates” in the Search box and then click on View Installed Updates – Control Panel from the Search results.

To uninstall the unwanted update, select it from the list and then click Uninstall.

To temporarily prevent the driver or update from being reinstalled until a new driver or updated fix is available, a troubleshooter is available that provides a user interface for hiding and showing Windows Updates and drivers for Windows 10.

You can obtain and run the "Show or hide updates" troubleshooter by downloading it from the Microsoft Download Center.

It will download wushowhide.diagcab and Opening wushowhide.diagcab will launch the troubleshooter.

Then click Next to proceed and follow the instructions provided by the troubleshooter to hide the problematic driver or update.

Download Wushowhide diagcab  from the Microsoft Download Center

Source - Microsoft

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